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Draft Day: My Brother and I Once Ran It

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports
Jeremiah Horrigan

The million-dollar extravaganza that provides the occasion for the new Kevin Costner movie, Draft Day, used to be a simpler affair. Lord knows I wasn't qualified to run the American Football League draft. But I did.

ESPN Agrees To Multiyear Deal With Arena Football League

AP | Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — ESPN and the Arena Football League have agreed to a multiyear deal beginning in 2014. The network will be granted rights to more tha...

Why Greek Americans Should Be NY Jets Fans

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

It is worth keeping in mind, though, that after every catastrophic phase, after every setback, both Greece and the NY Jets have managed to survive, recover and, on occasion, prosper. Both Greeks and Gang Green nation are nothing but truly resilient.

Tim Tebow Gets Offer

Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski has a job offer for Tim Tebow. Jaworski, who also is a co-owner of th...

Hey, Tebow, Arena Football Team 'Would Love' To Have You

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

Could Tim Tebow resurrect his career in the Arena Football League? The AFL's Orlando Predators "would love" to have the former University of Florid...

Brazil Unions Flex Muscles as Obama Afterglow Fades

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Neither foreign investment nor its own political class have narrowed the gap between haves and have nots that remains deeply embedded in the structure of Brazil´s society.

The Superbowl Is Over -- Now The Real Combat Begins

David Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Morris

For thousands of workers and millions of fans, the NFL game that really counts isn't Packers v. Steelers. It's Workers v. Bosses.

"I'm a Negro Who Speak Up." Remembering Football Great Cookie Gilchrist

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Carlton Chester "Cookie" Gilchrist, a former Buffalo Bills running back, died of cancer on January 10th at the age of 75. His legacy as both a player and athletic rebel are well worth restoring.

Electoral Defeat Shows It's Time Progressive Bloggers Started Caring About the Labor Movement

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

Perhaps after the recent election losses, bloggers will stop viewing elections as the key to challenging corporate power -- and instead focus on creating power in the workplace.

Amanda Terkel

Nancy Pelosi And Harry Reid: Passing Middle-Class Tax Cuts Is A Top Priority

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With additional reporting by Ryan Grim. NEW YORK -- A trio of progressive groups forcefully came out Friday in support of holding a vote on tax cuts...

Here's a Secret: Baseball is Not Over Yet

Ron Shandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ron Shandler

Few people know about the Arizona Fall League. It was created to serve as a final proving ground for baseball's top prospects, and it is perhaps Major League Baseball's best kept secret.

New Arena Football League Launching, Chicago To Have Team

AP | MURRAY EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TULSA, Okla. — Arena football isn't dead yet. Officials from what will be known as Arena Football 1 said Monday that they will have at least 16...

Labor's Self-Inflicted Wounds Threaten Progressive Movement

Kelly Candaele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Candaele

Just as we are on the precipice of a major political realignment, a possible resurgence of progressive politics in Washington, the backbone of that movement -- organized labor -- is engaged in a self-destructive internal battle.

Labor's Self-Inflicted Wounds Threaten Progressive Movement

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Just as we are on the precipice of a major political realignment, a possible resurgence of progressive politics in Washington, the backbone of that movement -- organized labor -- is engaged in a self-destructive internal battle.